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. it is a dreadful situation for them. they say they're not getting enough help from city and state officials in general, shannon. around the corner there is a church that has set up a base for medical help, volunteer doctors -- again, not the city and state providing anything -- but volunteer doctors, also food supplies and clothes for so many people who have simply lost everything. shannon: jonathan, it's important to keep their stories out there. we thank you very much for sharing it from those folks firsthand. thank you, sir. >>> a grim new reality setting in for america's business owners and their employees as companies begin the cutbacks they warned about to deal with the costs from the president's health care plan. lou dobbs is next with the steps american employers are taking to adjust and how their employees are feeling the pinch. >>> and as the president calls for higher taxes on the rich, our research shows big government getting bigger than ever. we'll look at the issues america seems to have with drawing the line on government spending and whether anyone is going to start pumping
're hearing in the background the air raid sirens coming out of the city. in the past 45 seconds to a minute we've had about a dozen iron dome interceptor rockets go out. that means there were rockets coming from gaza in towards israel trying to hit population centers. the iron dome then decided it was going to launch. if you see that flashing red light, that's where they go off from. it is this system that is the only thing protecting more than a million people from these rockets that rain down here. 200 have come down here in israel in about the 18 hours, and i can tell you when the air raid sirens start to go off, your adrenaline really starts to flow. megyn: understandable. and we wanted to get right to you because of the breaking news, but i want to give your viewers the background z to what's happening there. we've been so focused on the election here and the general petraeus issue and so on that we have not gotten to this important situation in israel. as, leland, there is a possible concern of a ground war escalating there not just involving hamas and israel, but perhaps the region.
closed due to bad weather. and that's not all. even more people are now being displaced. the city reportedly placing yellow warning signs on homes telling folks to get out. their homes are literally closed to them. just this morning we learned that new york governor andrew cuomo, listen to this, fired this guy. it was cuomo's emergency management direct. why was stephen kerr fired in the midst of a crisis? because he allegedly diverted a crew from helping storm-ravaged victims to his own driveway because there was a fallen tree. good-bye, stephen, take care. megyn: word coming out of the middle east today that iran is set to hold massive military drills this weekend. 8,000 troops will take part in the war games and will show off ann's jet fighters -- iran's jet fighters, drones and defense fighters. leland vittert has more. >> reporter: megyn, we're still trying to figure out whether these drills by the iranians are meant to drum up support, rally the troops if you will, or scare the rest of the region. so far we know about 8,000 troops participating in this, and it will take up m
city while people like me making over $250,000 rbts asked to pay a dime more in taxes. shannon: you heard the president's remarks earlier, what's the latest, ed? >> reporter: jay carney will be taking questions. something the president did not do. normally presidents have a news conference after their reelections. this was a chance for the president to lay count markers on where he stands and offer an olive branch to try to get this jump started. a lot of pressure on leaders in both parties. we have economists saying we could head into a double dip recession. you have had the markets rattle on wall street. so the president its coming off a strong victory tuesday night but is facing the real reality of governing as this has to be dealt with. i think you heard that he was saying he wasn't going to compromise his principles. he did not use the word mandate but all but claimed a mandate saying this balanced approach he's been talking about about raising taxes, that was fronts and center in the campaign and he says democrats won on that issue so it's time as he put it to get a majority o
. your -- than your opponent. tomorrow you are going up to new york city where you will see people suffering from the effects of hurricane sandy. people say it's further evidence of how a warming globe is change our weather. what do you plan to do in a second term to tackle the issue of climate change and do you think the political will exists in washington to pass legislation that could include some kind of a tax on carbon? >> as you know, mark, we can't attribute any particular weather event to climate change. what we do know is the temperature around the globes increasing. faster than was predicted even 10 years ago. we do know the arctic ice cap is melting faster than was predicted even five years ago. we do know that there have been extraordinarily -- there have been an extraordinarily large number of severe weather events here in north america but also around the globe. and i am a firm believer that climate change is real. it's impacted by human behavior and carbon emissions, and as a consequence i think we have an obligation to future generations to do something about it. in
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